In fact, I'd like to check w/ sprout & co. about whether my Meetup group
can meet somewhere in your space, as suggested on one of sprout's websites;
I'm going to try to come to the "Indoctrination & Identity" film screening
tomorrow evening-- was that film created/produced/whatever by Zeega, by any
> Nice idea for the site. It seems that geographic tagging might be useful.
> I have a few things to consider adding.
> On May 10, 2012 2:01 PM, "Eliot Kristan" <elio...
>> Hi Derin and sprout,
>> Although I don't personally have an immediate need for any of those
>> items, that's a sweet lot of freediystuff you're offering.
>> I would though like to take a moment to (shamelessly :-) plug a new
>> website project I've started that's up at http://www.hasthat.com because it's
>> for situations like this.
>> Just within the sprout community, I have seen these kinds of
>> moving-away-giveaways a number of times. And I think they're fantastic! I
>> have been wondering though if there might be a better way to help both
>> people in the community looking for these kinds of things as well as owners
>> looking to find good homes for their things and maybe hasthat can help.
>> The site acts as a repository for the physical things that you have. I
>> created it in part to help me get a handle on my own stuff and store the
>> stories of those things but also to try and distribute stuff more
>> effectively than places like craigs and ebay to people that might have a
>> need for them. Whether it's selling, lending, or giving away those things.
>> For instance, on my end, I've been holding on to a bunch of monitoring
>> electrodes (http://www.hasthat.com/thing/14/) that I got for a project
>> more than a year ago that I no longer have a need for. craigslist doesn't
>> really make sense since those posts expire and I don't have an immediate
>> need to get rid of them, but maybe by having them up on the site someone in
>> a similar position as I was before I got them would be able to find them
>> and put them to good use.
>> I'm just getting going on the site so functionality is limited, but a
>> short-term goal is to add a filtering layer that could be more useful for a
>> community like sprout. You'd be able to create a group and tag things to a
>> particular community or area of interest, which could then be explored and
>> followed by other people in the community. Sort of like a distributed
>> storage unit!
>> I'd be very interested to hear if you think this might be useful (or if
>> you think it wouldn't be!) as well as any suggestions and questions.
>> On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 5:09 PM, Derin Korman <derin.kor...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Hello All,
>>> I am moving from Boston and have some electronics to unload:
>>> -plextor dvd rw in enclosure(something wrong with its firmware)
>>> -iriver ihp 120 audio player (don't remember if anything is wrong with
>>> it, was known for its audio quality and optical output back in the
>>> day, running rock box os)
>>> -Asus EEE 7" Laptop (not sure anything is wrong with it, I remember
>>> the usb controller emitting some dense smoke a while ago, it comes
>>> modded with a bluetooth dongle and hub built in
>>> -Canon camera fully functional but for back screen, would be ideal for
>>> IR conversion if you wanted to do photosynthesis testing and such
>>> activities with children, or wire it for time lapses
>>> -I'm sure I have some more random things lying around, let me know if
>>> you are interested.
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